Of the respondents who had initiated breastfeeding but stopped by the time of the survey median four months postpartumnearly two thirds listed more than one reason for stopping. Although the perceived health benefits of breastfeeding and family encouragement motivated many teens to try breastfeeding, they were not necessarily enough to keep them motivated when they encountered difficulty. She said: Provision of an extra home visit or outpatient visit for teens within the first few days following hospital discharge consisting of hands-on technical support could enhance their ability to breastfeed. The univariate and bivariate analyses showed that, among teenage mothers, the existence of conjugal life favored weaning, while the opposite occurred without conjugal life. The sample was selected sequentially from the declarations of live births received by the Municipal Health Department, in order of delivery date. Findings from a mixed-methods study.
Do breastfeeding intentions of pregnant inner-city teens and adult women differ?
Common barriers to breastfeeding initiation and continuation included not liking breastfeeding, returning to school, nipple pain, and insufficient milk.
Why I Breastfeed My Sixteen-Year-Old
Conclusions The large number of adolescents ceasing breastfeeding within the first month points to the need for more individualized follow-up after hospital discharge in the first few days postpartum, to address common technical challenges and to provide assistance managing the transition back to school. Himanshu S: Socioeconomic factors. My sister, the youngest, is seven years younger than I am.
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